Tim Melloh, PGA | General Manager (321) 639-2355
Tim has more than 32 years of experience serving as General Manager at both private ownership golf facilities and courses run by golf management companies. Prior to his employment with Viera East, he served as General Manager/Director of Golf for Florida State University for 16 years. Tim grew up in the Brevard County area, graduated from Cocoa High School and attended BCC before entering the golf industry. He has been a class “A” Member of the PGA for 37 years and achieved PGA certification in General Management. Tim is joined here in Viera by his wife, Christine, and their son, Brady. He is extremely happy to once again call Brevard County home and is thrilled to be serving the members and the public at Viera East CDD.
Chris Game | PGA Associate, Head Golf Professional (321) 639-6500
Chris is originally from a small town in Connecticut called Monroe, but he started his golf career and journey in the next town over which was Trumbull. Chris picked up the game at a young age and absolutely loved it. He realized quickly that it was something he wanted to pursue and be a part of for the rest of his life. He took advantage of an opportunity to shadow PGA Professional Bobby Brown at Tashua Knolls and was able to gain experience with merchandising, instruction, course & tournament operations. In 2017 Chris made the decision to move to Florida and attend the Golf Academy of America where he would further his industry knowledge in teaching, club fitting, and business management. He joined the Viera East staff and residents soon after in 2019 and is currently furthering his education and pursuing the PGM Associate Program to become a bona fide PGA Member.
Jim Moller | Golf Course Superintendent (321) 633-5564
Jim has over 23 years of experience in golf course management, 16 years as a course superintendent and three as a general manager. Jim has been a member of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America for 19 years and the last 8 years holding Class A certification. He currently sits on the board of directors for the Space Coast Turfgrass Association after serving as their president. Jim grew up in Burlington County, New Jersey and came to Florida to attend college at FAU. He currently lives in Palm Bay with his wife, Simone, and his two girls Camille and Claire. When he is not on a golf course, he and his wife are busy running them to volleyball and swim clubs.
Ed Grasser | District Maintenance Supervisor (321) 302-5012
Ed Grasser joined the CDD in 2000. His experience, knowledge and input of the CDD community and its amenitites, conservation areas, scrub jay habitat, lake banks, fire preventions, etc. have been welcomed by the community and management. He enjoys working with management, staff and the community and looks forward to continue his work with the CDD.
Ines Campos | Administration (321) 639-2355
Ines moved from Miami to Rockledge in 2015. She worked as an Administrative Assistant and began her search locally for employment in the same field which led her to join our staff that same year. She has enjoyed learning and gaining knowledge of the Golf Industry and enjoys being here to provide full customer service and interactions with both staff and residents.
Eddie Guerra | Assistant Golf Professional/Programs Director (321) 639-6500
Eddie is well known in the local community and the golf industry, in addition, we know he will be instrumental in teaching clinics with our members and guests, helping in pro-shop operations and overseeing in-housing programming. Eddie feels that one of his biggest strengths, and the most important in the golf industry, is guest relations.
Eddie’s most recent position prior to coming to Viera East Golf Club was an assistant professional at Bay tree Golf Club. Prior to Bay tree, Eddie held many golf professional positions, including working forth Washington National teaching golf to great athletes such as Stephen Strasburg and Bryce Harper. With each golf position, Eddie has gained valuable knowledge and experience of public, municipal, and high-end golf courses.
“I am very excited to join the team at Viera East Golf Club, “said Guerra.
This is an amazing facility with so much potential. I look forward to meeting and working with the members of the Viera East community and hope to help create an atmosphere that the members and guest are proud to be a part of every day!”
A graduate of Eastern Florida State College, Eddie earned a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Management specializing in Sports Management. Eddie also attended San Diego State University where he played Golf with the University team for one season. His love and persistence in golf started at the age of 7 and has been a part of his life ever since.
Eddie is a solid choice to be added to our Viera East Golf team and we look forward to our members getting to know him!
Jeff Spencer | Food & Beverage Manager (321) 639-3487
Jeff is a multi-faceted Food and Beverage Industry Specialist. As a Director of Culinary Operations, Food and Beverage Operations Director, Corporate Executive Chef, Brand Manager, and Food Innovation Director with experience managing teams and multi-million-dollar restaurant organizations, Jeff has challenged the status quo while continuously improving upon, redefining, and creating food industry trends that bring great successes to any organization he supports!
His background with the Culinary Arts, National Broadline Distributors, Multi-Unit/Multi-Concept Restaurant Organizations, Brand Strategy, Food Innovation, Product Development, Recipe/Menu Development/Reimagining, Restaurant Operations, and Business Development informs his mindful but competitive and innovative approach. A Culinary Renaissance man!
Fueled by his passion for understanding the nuances of cross-cultural palettes, pushing food innovation past limits, and never settling for less than excellence, Jeff strives to bring distinction and the highest of quality to everything he does.
His hunger for knowledge and determination has contributed to his successes! All while improving productivity of his teams by implementing strategic project management methods and ensuring a work-life balance for his teammates and departments.
Mike Hogan | PGA Director of Instruction (321) 544-6902
Mike has been a PGA Member since 1999 and has played professionally on various tours. With thirty-years of experience teaching golf and thousands of lessons under his belt, Mike has been able to help players of all abilities. From the seasoned avid golfer, to those just taking up the game for the first time, Mike has been able to help every type of golfer improve their game. “I stress to my students the importance in basics. Being a PGA teaching professional, it has enabled me to attend teaching seminars taught by some of the world’s best instructors. I bring that knowledge back to my students. Enabling them to shoot lower scores and have more fun! Being able to take advantage of today’s high technology is a big help in becoming more consistent. I offer sessions with flightscope, the next big thing in golf training. Flightscopes 3D doppler tracking radar offers flight distance, club head speed, ball speed, smash factor, shot dispersion and total distance. If you would like to improve your score and have more fun playing golf, Michael teaches at the Viera East Golf Academy located at the Viera East Golf Club in Viera, FL. For information about lesson availability please contact Michael via email or phone listed in the contact information. Hogan_m@bellsouth.net.